Essay on Sexism: Modern Day Society

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The horror movie cliché has a vast amount of stereotypical archetypes such as the dumb jock, the promiscuous female, the geek, and the innocent virgin. There are plenty of more archetypes that are on the protagonist side and as well as the antagonist side of the story. Of course in horror movies the antagonist archetype is the slow-walking, super-human and/or creature-like monster that usually wins a running race against their prey except is killed ultimately by the innocent virgin. There are movies in the past, present and likely future that will always contain these archetype characters because we have them in every aspect of life. On a daily basis, fictional horror movie killers wearing masks, like Jason Vorhees and Michael Meyers,…show more content…
This is not meant as a political statement, but more of a metaphor of how the world philosophically works one way or another. Over the centuries, the male portion of the world has been the in the leaders’ chairs of powerful groups running the world (Dimitrov, 2004). Gender roles in everyday life have been seen over the years in many varying jobs like nursing, lawyers and the military. Human resource management’s role in business can be attributed to a parent trying to stop a fight between two children. Another example of their role in the world is a mediator between two troubled married adults trying to sort out their differences and aim for reconciliation. The only differences between these examples of their role in a metaphorical sense to reality are that they care for the business-relationships to keep the company running smoothly without ongoing internal disputes. With that said, all human resources around the world of any country or ethnicity continue to have an indefinite battle of the sexes of the consideration of male and female-focused careers and jobs (Lerner, 1994). Sexism continues to be present in modern day activities that plague the world with unfortunate disagreements that even the top powers of the world cannot mediate nor control completely. The battle of the sexes and racism in the work-place, or any other place in the world, is an example of an ideology. An ideology is made from past expectations in which instill stigmas to anyone who
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